Local Briefs


Bradner teen dies in Oak Harbor crash

OAK HARBOR — A 16-year-old Bradner teen died Tuesday after she reportedly failed to yield at a stop sign.

The three-vehicle crash occurred on Ohio 163 at North Toussaint Portage Road at 12:08 p.m., according to the Sandusky post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Skylar Roberts, 16, Bradner, driving a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, failed to yield and was struck by an eastbound 1996 Kenworth commercial truck driven by John Kunkel, 58, Howard, Ohio, according to the patrol.

Both vehicles went off the north side of Route 163, and struck the westbound 2020 Ford van driven by Michael Hudson, 36, Bedford.

Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kunkel and Hudson had minor injuries and were transported to Mercy St. Charles Hospital, Oregon.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Roberts and Kunkel were wearing their seatbelts; Hudson was not, according to the patrol.

Perrysburg woman killed in US 6 crash

FREMONT — A Perrysburg woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on U.S. 6.

The Fremont Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the two-vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred on Route 6 at Township 26 in Sandusky County at 6 a.m.

A white 2005 Dodge Magnum, driven by Grace Molyet, 55, Perrysburg, was northbound on TR 26. A white 2018 Freightliner Cascadia, driven by Kent Blocher, 61, Union City, was eastbound on Route 6.

Molyet ran the stop sign at the intersection and went into the path of Blocher, according to the patrol. After impact, both vehicles ran off the north side of the road and into a building. As a result of the crash approximately 100 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled in the immediate area and contained.

Molyet was extricated from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt. Blocher was also wearing his seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to Fremont ProMedica Hospital where he was treated and released.

The patrol was assisted at the scene by the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, Gibsonburg Fire Department, Helena Fire Department, Bradner Fire Department, Sandusky County Life Squads 14 and 17, the Sandusky County Coroner’s Office and the Sandusky County EMA director.

Alcohol and drug impairment are not factors in the crash.

Wayne food distribution is Thursday

WAYNE — The food distribution for the Wayne area will be held Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the Wayne Fire Hall, 200 N. Center St. The food distribution is for the 43466 zip code.


Porsha Gilbert, a daughter, March 13, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

Thursday: A chance of rain after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Rain at night, mainly after 8 p.m. Low around 43. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Extended: A chance of rain before 2 p.m. Friday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 28. Breezy. Mostly cloudy on Saturday, with a high near 34. Breezy. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 24. Breezy. Mostly sunny on Sunday, with a high near 38. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 24. Sunny on Monday, with a high near 47.

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